Dean Koontz Re-Ups With Random House

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Dean Koontz is staying put, extending his deal with Random House; specificially their Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint. The prolific author has signed on for six more novels and will continue to be edited by Tracy Devine.


Penguin and Random House To Merge

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

A humungous deal that will merge Patricia Cornwell and Nora Roberts publisher Penguin and E.L. James and George R.R. Martin publisher Random House. The new publishing giant would publish a quarter of all books in the United States. If approved by regulators, the merger would combined British-owned Pearson and German-owned Bertelsmann – the parent companies […]


Emily Giffin Signs With Ballantine

Written by Dan Malone on Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Women’s fiction author Emily Giffin has signed a two-book deal with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House. She was previously with St. Martin’s Press. Her first novel under the Ballantine banner will be released in 2014 and will be edited by Jennifer Hershey.